freeze

Forum discussion tagged with freeze.
  1. fstops93

    Question Random Freezes When System is Idling

    Hello, My PC has been randomly freezing for the last couple of months, and never under high CPU load. Although, I have had the occasional crashes with games when the GPU is taxed which might not be related. I am using a RTX 2070 with a Ryzen 2700 CPU. After leaving the PC on for a few hours...
  2. R

    Question Small mouse freezes / jumps when opening certain applications

    Hi guys, I have something really weird going on with my PC. I just bought a brand new PC last week, but I have the same issue I got on my last build. My mouse freezes / jumps when opening or closing certain applications. It's almost always the same applications that cause this issue. It's not...
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    Question Pc feezes and audio stutters

    Last month I was playing overwatch with my friends when my pc froze, no BSOD, just a still image and looping audio. I didn't think much of it at first, as it didn't happen again for a couple of days but then it happened again, so I searched around and figured I'd try to diagnose and fix the...
  4. mezoology

    Question Win10 hangs, not totally freeze.

    Hello Everyone. first of all, I have no clue which subforum I should submit this under, so please excuse me (and move it) if it's under the wrong sub. I came here to ask as last resort. I got my brain hurt, I cant figure what's wrong by myself. The issue Is my PC hangs, Explorer freezes (so...
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    Question i'm having black or white screen mostly when playing games

    hi , I've had some problems with my cpu temp as you can see them in this thread https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/my-cpu-temp-is-100-c.3700840/#post-22300655 . However, one of the problems didn't go away, the black screen one . Today I did see a white screen as well( when I was in google...
  6. K

    Question computer freezes but cursor moves until i click on anything

    I received a new Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ADA05 and it keeps "freezing" seemingly at random. I can still move the cursor but If I try to do anything it lags out to the point of almost freezing for a few minutes and nothing opens. The only way out is a hard reset. Sfc scannow found no problems. tested...
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    Question Spiking, freezing and FPS drops with RX 570 ?

    So, my pc started having some problems, i usually use it to play games (csgo, rocket league), some weeks ago my fps started to go down, i thought that it was because of some windows/game update, then my pc started freezing while playing, it would freeze and lost connection to the display for a...
  8. JP017

    Question Mysterious boot loops and BSODs

    Hi everyone, long time reader first time poster here. This site has been very informative to me. Anyway, I've searched the internet high and low for answers to my issues and haven't found a definite solution, but I was hoping maybe I could at least get a little closer to it with your help...
  9. Kidneybot

    Question GPU usage spikes to 100% and crashes PC when idle

    Hi all, I'm dealing with an issue that is minor, but persistent and annoying. When I leave my PC alone for a few minutes, the whole computer locks up and becomes unusable. When this happens, I can however pull up Task Manager quickly and see GPU usage is at 100%. But I can't do anything and the...
  10. Question [Resolved] Blue battern graphics glitch while booting or using a web browser in Windows (anything really)

    It’s a graphics glitch so I’ll post here, but I’m not sure if it’s the outcome of some other issue. Configuration: It’s a Laptop GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Temperature while doing menial work: ~45-50 °C Temperature while playing: ~60 °C (not a resource hog game) CPU: Intel i7-7700HQ CPU @...
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    Question Computer completely freezes randomly

    Hi! So as the title says, my computer won't stop freezing at random times. It doesn't shut down, it doesn't show BSOD. It just freezes totally and doesn't come back. I could be rendering some heavy image, playing games, letting the computer idle, and even on startup or windows update loading...
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    Question Seemingly random freezes/restarts

    Hey, PC I built a while ago's been having this issue where it'll randomly freeze, or restart if I have the auto-restart thing ticked on in the settings of windows. It seems to happen while gaming, but it's very inconsistant. I've gone three months without a restart, then I'll have multiple in a...
  13. JKon

    Question Windows freezes with buzzing sound from speakers only once per day

    Since last month, I'm having some odd behaviour on my Windows 10. It would freeze with an annoying buzz sound when I'm either gaming or, rarely, wathing videos on Youtube. After restarting the PC using the reset button, the PC will function normally even when I try to replicate the error. The...
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    Question PC crashing/freezing ?

    I have a PC with: Ryzen 3 2200G, 1x8GB ram 3000 MHz, RX 580 8GB sapphire pulse, CX 550m. Windows 10 It crashes randomly when playing games and sometimes even when I'm not I thought windows was the problem so I tried the cmd commands and did not get anywhere actually made the problem worse, so...
  15. DaSerialGenius

    [SOLVED] PC Crashing in a random and bizarre way [video included]

    View: https://youtu.be/6UwscADS2v8 Okay so I built my PC back in 2017, havent changed anything except for the SSD. This problem started a few months ago, well into lockdown. I'm using my PC as normal, all of a sudden it freezes, for about 5 to 10 seconds, sometimes the audio thats running in...
  16. 20GK

    Question PC freezes from heavy network load

    Hello everyone. This is such an unpleasant problem. When a large amount of data is loaded on the network, the system begins to freeze, wheeze and crackle sound. At that time, the processor, RAM, GPU are idle at a minimum except for the network. What could it be? On one forum I saw how a guy...
  17. gordonmousedeer

    Question What's happening to my mother's desktop computer?

    My mother's desktop computer recently had issues. After using the computer for a while, these lines (picture links below) would appear on the screen. Sometimes everything on the computer screen would freeze (even the mouse cursor) after using the computer for some time. She had to restart the...
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    Question External hard drive freezes / hangs up / locks up Windows 10

    I have a Seagate SRD00F2 p/n: 1d7ap3-500 3 Tb external hard drive that's getting flaky. I had it being accessed by a Windows 7 PC, and one day the drive / letter simply vanished. The drive does power up and spin when powered and plugged into a USB port, but the Windows 7 PC refuses to...
  19. Question Backspots,Freeze and Crash in games

    I was playing Rainbow Six Siege a week ago, and my game suddenly started to freeze, When I opened task manager, the game process was normal (It wasn’t not responding) So I had to close the game by myself using the task manager. Otherwise, it would be there forever in a frozen state. I was...
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    Question Gaming PC Freezes Randomly

    So making this as a separate thread because freezes can happen for so many reasons. Here's what happens with mine: Random freeze, the screen sometimes turns black Sound on loop, keyboard lights stuck in the position they were in before the freeze Needs hard restart Happens with no clear logic...